Subject: Re: More groff problems in ./ distribution
To: Louis Guillaume <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/24/2003 00:36:10
On Sat, Aug 23, 2003 at 05:37:01PM -0400, Louis  Guillaume wrote:
> To get that error, I was just running, in /usr/src
> ./ -U -D /usr/src/dest.i386 distribution
> The one thing that I hadn't tried was to remove 
> /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin/groff and update it from CVS again. And this 
> actually fixed the problem.
> I was under the impression that "cvs update -dP" in /usr/src should have 
> replaced the files in /usr/src/gnu/usr.bin as appropriate.
> Is there any reason why the groff files were'nt properly re-distributed 
> via cvs without my having to remove them altogether and re-get them?

I guess it's just because the problem was fixed between your 2 tries.
You probably didn't need to remove the directory, a cvs update would have
been enouth.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference